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How did Indy score a Salesforce HQ?

How did Indy score a Salesforce HQ?

For a city whose name is often associated with sports, Indianapolis has surely built a name for itself as a Midwest tech hub over the last ten years. Look beyond the motor speedway, basketball courts, and state-of-the-art football stadium, and you’ll see the blue...

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Pittsburgh: A City of Champions (And Champion Level Talent)

Pittsburgh: A City of Champions (And Champion Level Talent)

The closure of the steel mills in the 1970s and 1980s in Pittsburgh was reflective of the U.S. economy moving away from localized mass industry, and towards automation and investment abroad. It left an economic hole in many cities that once had booming heavy industry...

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Bay Area Investors – Meet Pittsburgh Talent

Bay Area Investors – Meet Pittsburgh Talent

A bus filled with investors from the likes of First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, 1517, Lightspeed Ventures pulls into Pittsburgh. The group looks around - many have never been to the Steel City. It's a lot less steel and a whole lot more green than what they...

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Why World Class Companies Are Expanding Into Pittsburgh

Why World Class Companies Are Expanding Into Pittsburgh

If you are lucky enough to be born and raised in Pittsburgh, it won’t take much convincing to tell you how great our city is. Those who enter Pittsburgh through the city’s famed Fort Pitt Tunnel are treated to one of the most spectacular views of the city and it’s...

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Meet the Organization Dedicated to Reintegrating the US Economy

Meet the Organization Dedicated to Reintegrating the US Economy

The United States has the largest and most dynamic economy in the world, yet many cities around the country are not experiencing the growth effects of a booming economy. That’s where One America Works comes into the picture. One America Works is dedicated to reintegrating the US economy by connecting growing companies and cities to identify new growth opportunities.

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Silicon Valley Has Noticed the Heartland. What Now?

Silicon Valley Has Noticed the Heartland. What Now?

Venture capitalists went on a Midwest tour recently that was described by The New York Times as a “Rust Belt safari.” Lost in the discussion were the actual Midwestern entrepreneurs. Source: Silicon Valley Has Noticed the Heartland. What Now? - CityLab

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